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Thursday, 11 July 2013

Update HTC One with Jellybean 4.2.2 MIUI v5.0 Custom ROM Firmware – Guide

Update HTC One with Jellybean 4.2.2 MIUI v5.0 Custom ROM Firmware – Guide


HTC One smartphone can now be updated with the latest MIUI version 5 Custom ROM firmware which adopts simplistic UI and also comes with Stock Android Look and Feel. While the screen shots of this custom ROM mentioned below will substance that it comes with the Simplistic UI but also comes with state of the art features which are otherwise not available in the Stock Jellybean 4.2.2 Android firmware. Please note that this is the Custom ROM firmware and not the Stock firmware released by HTC. So, before we proceed onto check on what are The instructions with which you can apply this custom ROM firmware, you will have to go through the quick pre requisites mentioned below;

Quick Pre Requisites:
  • Only with the help of below mentioned steps, it’s preferred to create a backup. Make sure that you are not making use of HTC Sync for taking the backup as it may not help you restore the same.
SMS – Use “SMS Backup & Restore app”,
Contacts – Sync with the Gmail application,
Call Log - Call Log and Restore
Images, Songs, Videos, Files – Copy to internal / External SD Card,
APN and MMS Settings – Note down from the path “Applications > Settings > Wireless and Network > Mobile Networks > Access Point Names
  • From the path “Settings > More > Development Options > USB debugging” enable the USB Debugging Mode.
  • Minimum charge left in your phone is 40% or else there is a risk of device getting turned off in the middle of rooting process.
  • Since this is a custom ROM Firmware, you will need to make sure that you have rooted your device which can be checked with the help of “Root Checker” app. 
Disclaimer: Follow all the instructions mentioned in this article as if there is any damage caused due to not following instructions then we shall not be held liable or responsible. Just in case if you face any issues then we will try our level best to address the same.
Once you are done with the above mentioned steps, proceed to the next page where we have mentioned the list of instructions which will help you upgrade to this ROM.

Procedure to Update HTC One with Jellybean 4.2.2 Android OS:
  • Turn off your HTC One smartphone so that it can be entered in the Recovery Mode via Boot loader mode.
  • The Boot loader mode in HTC One X can be entered by pressing Volume UP Key + OK button, and holding both simultaneously press the Power Button. If the phone boots in the normal mode then you need to try again to enter into the boot loader mode.
  • Up next in the boot loader mode, you need to select “recovery” so as to enter into the recovery mode. In recovery mode, select Wipe data/factory reset and Wipe Cache partition for clearing all the cache data present in the device.
  • In recovery mode, select “install zip from sd card” > “choose zip from sd card” and then choose the Android revolution HD firmware package which you have placed in the device. Once the file is selected, it will take around 4 -5 minutes for applying the update.
  • Please note that it may take longer time than expected for booting the device up as it’s the first time the device will be booting after updating the firmware. To check the firmware version, you can check the same from the path “Settings > Firmware Version” where it will be mentioned as Android Revolution HD Jellybean 4.1.2.
Tip: If your HTC One refuses to boot up or say gets into the boot loop mode, then you need to re-apply the whole process from the start so as to make sure that the device is updated with this firmware
So there you go, you have now successfully applied the firmware of Jellybean 4.2.2 of MIUI v5.0 version in your device.. Do let us know in the comments section just in case if you face any issues.

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